Desktop Publishing Software

Master's degree in Editorial Design, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 7904/2013 - 18/06/2013

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 45,0 TP + 3,0 OT + 3,0 O

Lecturer
- Ana Isabel e Sousa do Carmo

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
1. Create documents and apply the correct settings for different types of editorial projects.
2. Use as software capabilities to ensure a degree of excellence in the execution of complex editorial projects.
3. Produce print-ready files.

Program
1. Control and customisation of the editorial software
2. Layout configuration
3. Saving and exporting formats
4. Text formatting
5. Object control
6. Filling and outlining
7. Importation of images
8. Tables
9. Long documents
10. Models and artwork
11. Automatisms

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing and exam assessment: delivery of the artwork files of a book (paperback files - 85%; cover files - 15%)

Bibliography
- Kvern, O. (2013). Real World Adobe InDesign CC. Berkeley, USA: Peachpit Press
- Kordes Anton, K. e DeJarld, T. (2018). Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release). EUA: Adobe Press
- Gordon, J. e Schwartz, R. e Chavez, C. (2018). Learn Adobe InDesign CC for Print and Digital Media Publication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation. EUA: Adobe Press
- A, A. (0). Adobe InDesign CC Help. Acedido em 2 de fevereiro de 2018 em https://helpx.adobe.com/pdf/indesign_reference.pdf

Method of interaction
1. Lectures and demos supported by datashow.
2. Tutorials including problem solving.
3. Book art-work development.

Software used in class
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat